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Old January 31 2013, 03:51 AM   #631
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Yeah, they're totally moving away from the Robin Hood VS the 1% thing in favour of the generic villain of the week bullshit.

Probably makes TW/WB executives uncomfortable seeing their own species being hunted. But you are absolutely right. The core of the character has always been his self-righteousness crossing into hypocrisy that he'll fight the Man if everyone is Right and he is Wrong.
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Old January 31 2013, 04:12 AM   #632
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Is it just me or does the actress who plays Thea have a lisp? I noticed last week and it seemed even more pronounced in this one. I'm not trying to be mean or anything, it was just something I noticed.
As for the episode, I loved it. I thought Seth Gabel's Count was great.
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Old January 31 2013, 04:27 AM   #633
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The Count was so good I wish there had been more of him in this episode. Overall another good outing. How long before Ollie figures out the CI is Diggs?
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Old January 31 2013, 06:41 AM   #634
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Is it just me or does the actress who plays Thea have a lisp? I noticed last week and it seemed even more pronounced in this one. I'm not trying to be mean or anything, it was just something I noticed.
I noticed it several episodes ago. I didn't want to mention it first so thanks.
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Old January 31 2013, 08:26 AM   #635
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I do not know what happened but my DVR did not record it this week. Its odd its on my list but its says there are problems with viewing that single episode and nothing else!
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Old January 31 2013, 11:29 AM   #636
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Last weeks villain was in the book and wasnt a 1%.
Yeah, that didn't make much sense. The guy was small-time compared to others on that list.
We the audience have assumed the book was a list of bad 1%ers just like the rich folk in Starling City have assumed the Hood was Robin Hood taking down people because they are rich but neither assumption is true. There is something else going on. We just don't know what it is yet.
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Old January 31 2013, 01:16 PM   #637
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Guess I am in the minority as I never thought the book was just filled with 1% but merely with the people who were going to hurt Starling City.
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Old January 31 2013, 02:16 PM   #638
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Another good episode. I really liked The Count and Ollie's old cop friend. I hope they both return soon. I also like Ollie's reverse Vulcan neck pinch.

I thought it was a bit fortunate that Digg knew how to cure the effects of Vertigo.

Ollie's bs stories to computer girl (Felicity?) always make me laugh. "I have a friend who is doing some crazy scheme but I don't trust them so can you analyse this..."
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Old January 31 2013, 03:15 PM   #639
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Another good episode. I really liked The Count and Ollie's old cop friend. I hope they both return soon. I also like Ollie's reverse Vulcan neck pinch.

I thought it was a bit fortunate that Digg knew how to cure the effects of Vertigo.

Ollie's bs stories to computer girl (Felicity?) always make me laugh. "I have a friend who is doing some crazy scheme but I don't trust them so can you analyse this..."
I did have to laugh when Corporate IT has access to a spectrometer.

What DOES Queen Industries do anyway?

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Old January 31 2013, 05:24 PM   #640
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Old January 31 2013, 05:39 PM   #641
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What DOES Queen Industries do anyway?
Direct competition with Wayne Industries, obviously.
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Old January 31 2013, 06:41 PM   #642
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We the audience have assumed the book was a list of bad 1%ers just like the rich folk in Starling City have assumed the Hood was Robin Hood taking down people because they are rich but neither assumption is true. There is something else going on. We just don't know what it is yet.
OK, but if there's an "evil scheme", a conspiracy (whatever you wanna call it), then it's probably run by powerful people (like Merlin), and there was absolutely nothing in that episode that suggested that Ben Browder's crew was involved in something bigger than straight-up stickup jobs.

Oliver himself once said that his mission is curing the disease, not dealing with mere symptoms (like armed robbers).
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Old January 31 2013, 07:29 PM   #643
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I see Arrow has now caught the Microsoft Surface product placement disease.
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Old January 31 2013, 07:50 PM   #644
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Guess I am in the minority as I never thought the book was just filled with 1% but merely with the people who were going to hurt Starling City.
Thats what I think, too. bowder's character was in there, and he wasn't rich. I liked yesterday's episode.I like seeing Oliver take on crime. The book is interesting, but constantly fighting 1% people (who don't actually fight him, since being rich they don't have fighting skills, they have goons) would get boring.

The ending of the episode was great, with Ollie finding out that

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Old January 31 2013, 09:44 PM   #645
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I see Arrow has now caught the Microsoft Surface product placement disease.
Ain't gonna save it from flopping, though.
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